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Re: (ITS#4834) DN matching rules should be indexed
> On Feb 8, 2007, at 2:51 AM, email@example.com wrote:
>> firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>>> Suggestion: Generalize a bit and support the slapd.conf statement
>>> index attr :matchingRule
>>> Can be used with the extended filter (attr:matchingRule:=foo),
>>> or with e.g. (attr=foo) when matchingRule is the EQUALITY rule.
>> That's a good idea but would require more work to define indexer
>> for each matching rule before we could do anything further. My
>> reason for
>> posting this ITS is that we already have the index available for
>> the DN
>> relativeMatch rules, so we should be taking advantage of them.
> I note that dn2id is only useful for entryDN matching. For
> matching of arbitrary DN attributes, additional indexing would
> be needed.
True. For the examples I've seen, this is good enough, and it's trivial to
> It may be possible/reasonable to integrate indexing
> for this with component matching indexing... which, of course,
> needs work.
Yes, and time...
-- Howard Chu
Chief Architect, Symas Corp. http://www.symas.com
Director, Highland Sun http://highlandsun.com/hyc
Chief Architect, OpenLDAP http://www.openldap.org/project/